A selection of recent press coverage on Elowan, a plant-robot hybrid designed by Harpreet Sareen and Pattie Maes.
While plants at first glance look like static things, they are in fact very busy transmitting bio-electrochemical signals.
Introducing Elowan, a robot-plant hybrid designed by Harpreet Sareen and Pattie Maes, both from MIT Media Lab.
A Parsons and MIT researcher hooked up electrodes to a plant’s leaves to turn it into a robotic sensor.
Nov 29, 2011DescriptionComputing has become a facet of ordinary life–a powerful resource for people, places, and things. It has migrated ...
We spend a third of our lives sleeping but precious little is really known for sure about what happens when our heads hit the pillow.
Are the things we’re inventing for the future taking into account our deepest human needs? The Advancing Wellbeing initiative explores no...
A Framework for Enhancing the Sense of Presence in Virtual Reality
MIT's AlterEgo can't read your thoughts, but it can reliably tell what words you're saying inside your head.
60 Minutes goes inside the MIT Media Lab.
It's like having Siri listen to your internal commands.
A personalized wearable silent speech interface
Electrodes on the face and jaw pick up otherwise undetectable neuromuscular signals triggered by internal verbalizations.
FingerReader, a wearable interface that uses audio and haptic feedback to enhance the reading experience, was selected for a 2017 Go...
TreeSense, a sensory VR experience that allows users to experience the full lifecycle of a tree, was featured in the Global Grad Sh...
The Equipped Explorer: Virtual Reality as a Medium for Learning
July 17, 2017
Anirudh Sharma was at a conference in India when he noticed black particles accumulating on his white shirt.
Updates on the DermalAbyss project
Member company Isobar's collaborative research innovating in VR.
Pattie Maes’ passion has long been to make technology easier to use by making its capabilities more natural, intuitive, and mobile.
Virtual reality creates a new perspective in storytelling and engagement.
Room-scale VR has great potential as a medium for communication and collaboration in remote and same-time, same-place settings.
How to Love and Criticize Technology at the Same Time: Jaron Lanier in conversation with Ken Perlin, Hiroshi Ishii, and Pattie Maes.
Roy ShilkrotDigital Digits: Designing Assistive Finger Augmentation DevicesWearable computers are becoming a widespread reality. Driven by a
Chronic disease is the most important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, and the prevalence is growing at an alarming rate. Half...
Conventional video mediated communication technologies provide a live window between remote spaces but do not support users who want to crea
ABSTRACTDigital self-tracking, sometimes called ‘life hacking’ or ‘personal analytics,’ involves parsing ones experience (e.g. bodily proces
AbstractDr. Ratey will address the connection between exercise and the brain's performance and the benefits of utilizing movement to pre
Advancing Wellbeing Seminar SeriesBreath as a Calming TechnologyNeema Moraveji, PhDCalming Technology Lab, Stanford UniversityABSTRACTChroni
Marko Ahtisaari is a technology entrepreneur and designer. For the last four years he was executive vice president of design at Nokia, re...
Assistant professor leads Conformable Decoders, a new research group at the Media Lab.
Fadel Adib is directing Signal Kinetics, a new research group at the Media Lab.